from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. Treatment of illness or disability.
- n. Psychotherapy.
- n. Healing power or quality: the therapy of fresh air and sun.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- n. Treatment of disease or disability, physical or mental.
- n. Healing power or quality.
- v. To treat with a therapy.
- v. To undergo a therapy.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. Therapeutics.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. The treatment of disease; therapeutics; therapeusis: now used chiefly in compounds: as, neurotherapy.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. (medicine) the act of caring for someone (as by medication or remedial training etc.)
New Latin therapia, from Greek therapeia, from therapeuein, to treat medically; see therapeutic.(American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)
From Ancient Greek θεραπεία (therapeia, "service, medical treatment"), from θεραπεύω (therapeuō, "I serve, treat medically"). (Wiktionary)